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Peach and Huckleberry Tart

Categories: Pies & Tortes

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Mani Niall

This tart crust is tender-soft yet crisp, the perfect foil for a not-too-sweet filling. Works equally well with apples or plums instead of peaches, whatever is in season in your neck of the woods. Tuck a handful of berries around the fruit to get a taste

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. Clabber Girl Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 5 tbsp. butter unsalted
  • 1/4 c. sugar
  • 1 lg. eggs
  • 2 tbsp. milk
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • For the Fruit (Peach and Huckleberry Tart)
    • 3 tbsp. flour
    • 5 tbsp. sugar
    • 1 peaches
    • 1 c. huckleberries

Instructions

To make the pastry, sift together the flour, Clabber Girl Baking Powder and salt. Set aside. Use a stand mixer or hand held beaters to cream the butter and sugar until fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add the egg until incorporated and add the milk and vanilla. Whisk in half the flour until incorporated, then mix in the rest. Pat the dough down to a 1/2 inch thickness, wrap in plastic and refrigerate. This part can be done up to one day ahead.

Set a rack in the upper third of the oven and preheat to 375 .

Line a cookie sheet with parchment or use a tart pan. Roll the pastry on a lightly floured surface to a 13 inch circle. Transfer pastry.

Mix together the flour and 2 tablespoons of the sugar and spread over the pastry leaving a 1-inch border. Arrange peaches on top of the sugar mixture, then tuck the huckleberries in the spaces around the fruit.Sprinkle with the remaining 3 tablespoons of sugar. Fold in outer edge of pastry.

Bake, lightly covered with foil, about 40 minutes. Remove the foil and bake 5 to 10 more minutes until juices bubble. Allow to cool and serve.